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Feb 13, 2019

The remaining County Fixtures are listed below:

 

 

February

25 U16G v Shropshire H Stafford Town FC KO 7-00pm

26 U15 B v West Midlands A Boldmere St Michaels KO 7-00pm

27 U16 Boys v Shropshire A Thomas Telford KO 7-00pm

March

4  U18 B v Shropshire Stafford Town 7-00pm KO

5 U14 G v West Midlands A Boldmere St Michaels KO 7-00pm

11 U16 G v West Midlands  Stafford Town FC KO 7-00pm

12U14 B v Shropshire A Lilleshall Sports Centre KO 7-00pm

18 U15 B v Warwickshire A Rugby Town Juniors 7-00pm

19 U16 B v Herefordshire A Pegasus Juniors FC KO 7-45pm U18 B v West Mids Boldmere KO 7-00pm

25 U14 Boys v Warwickshire Stafford Town FC KO 7-00pm

26 Ind Schools Cup Finals Stafford Town FC KO 5-30 and 7-00pm

April

1 U15 B v Shropshire Stafford Town FC KO 7-00pm

2 Ind Schs Cup Finals Stafford Town FC KO 5-30 and 7-00pm

3 U16 G v Shropshire A Lilleshall KO 7-00pm

8 U14 g v West Midlands Stafford Town FC KO 6-15 Under 14 B v West Midlands KO 7-30pm

9 Individual Schools Cup Finals KO 5-30 and 7-00pm

Feb 13, 2019

The Under 18 boys demolished Shropshire on Monday by 5-2 with a brace apiece for Codsall team mates Tom Harley and Declan Arber as well as headed goal from Jack Finney. The three points put Staffordshire at the top of the table and another win should win the title.

The Under 16 Boys went down by 2-0 in a close fought game with West Midlands conceding the decisive second goal in the final minute.

On Sunday the four International players from the U18 squad travel out to Milan for a coaching camp at  the home of AC Milan.It should be an awesome experience for them all prior to the start of the Centenary Shield in March.

Feb 13, 2019

The Under 18 boys demolished Shropshire on Monday by 5-2 with a brace apiece for Codsall team mates Tom Harley and Declan Arber as well as headed goal from Jack Finney. The three points put Staffordshire at the top of the table and another win should win the title.

The Under 16 Boys went down by 2-0 in a close fought game with West Midlands conceding the decisive second goal in the final minute.

On Sunday the four International players from the U18 squad travel out to Milan for a coaching camp at  the home of AC Milan.It should be an awesome experience for them all prior to the start of the Centenary Shield in March.

Feb 13, 2019

The Under 18 boys demolished Shropshire on Monday by 5-2 with a brace apiece for Codsall team mates Tom Harley and Declan Arber as well as headed goal from Jack Finney. The three points put Staffordshire at the top of the table and another win should win the title.

The Under 16 Boys went down by 2-0 in a close fought game with West Midlands conceding the decisive second goal in the final minute.

On Sunday the four International players from the U18 squad travel out to Milan for a coaching camp at  the home of AC Milan.It should be an awesome experience for them all prior to the start of the Centenary Shield in March.

Feb 13, 2019

The Under 18 Boys demolished Shropshire at Thomas Telford on Monday night. Staffordshire dominated the first half and led 1-0 through an excellent headed goal from Jack Finney only to be pegged back when Shropshire equalised from the spot after a rash challenge.

An horrendous goalkeeping error allowed Tom Harley to put Burton in front and he added a second goal to his tally and a brace from Declan Arber gave staffordshire a comfortable win despite conceding a second goal minutes from the final whistle. The win puts Staffordshire in a strong position in the league and a repeat performance when Staffordshire entertain Shropshire on the fourth of March will almost certainly give them a favourites chance of winning the titile again.

The Under 16 Boys went down by 2-0 iagainst West Midlands in a close fought game with West Midlands sealing the win with a second goal in the final minutes. Staffordshire had a player dismissed for abuse of the match official, the first sending off in over 10 years. The said player will now face the full force of the discipliniary procedures and it is something that will not be tolerated by SSFA.

Feb 8, 2019

The Under 16 Boys and girls suffered mixed fortunes this week with the boys scraping home by 2-1 against Herefordshire whilst the girls went down by the same score to West Midlands .

The boys dominated the first half but despite numerous opportunities led by only a single goal at the break. The second half saw a confident Herefordshire much more competitive and they scored a deserved equaliser with 12 minutes to go. This seemed to act as the stimulus the Staffordshire boys needed and they stepped up a gear to score a second decisive goal to take the three points. The boys are at home again on Monday the 11th of February when they entertain West Midlands, which will be a much sterner test of their abilities.

The girls played much of their match against West Midlands with only 10 players as an early injury just added to the woes of a depleted squad through unavailability and injuries. The girls were superb in their attitude and deserved something out of the game but were left with a consolation goal from skipper Katie Johnson.

Next week the Under 18 boys travel to Thomas Telford School to meet Shropshire in a MCF league game on the same night that the Under 16 Boys entertain West Midlands.

 

Feb 2, 2019

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The Under 16oth the Under 16 Boys and Girls play this week with the Under 16 Boys entertaining Herefordshire at Stafford Town FC with a 7-00pm KO, admission £3 adults and £2 concessions, on Monday night the 4th of February whilst the Under 16 Girls travel to Boldmere St Michaels to meet the West Midlands SFA, also a 7-00pm KO.

The U16 Boys squad named by manager Dan Dawson is,

Jordan Clarke
Fin Ballantine
Oliver Watchorn-Rice
Callum Carter
Louis Lake
Charlie Pye
Callum Lowe
Conor Lawton
Anye Fowujah
Elliot Tibbs
Aidan Braxton Lloyd
Dan Holdcroft
Oli Jarvi
Rhys Latocha
Ben Wood

Stand by
Jack Brammer
Lewis Howard

and the girls squad below is

Chloe Swindell

Niamh Harding

Issy Anderson

Lilly Anderson

Abbie Adams

Lucy Copeland

Milly Clarke

Isabella Galley

Jenny Higgs

Lydia Hudson

Macy Isherwood

Lily Jackson

Katie Johnson

Brogan Pugh

Lauren Riley

Jessica Travers

Squads are asked to report for 6-00pm and the usual dress code applies.

Jan 30, 2019

Manager Nei Davies sends the following match report from the game at Leamington on Monday.

Staffs U14 Boys added another win to their impressive season on a bitterly cold night at Leamington against a spirited Warwickshire side.

Staffs early disappointment at being denied a ‘stonewall’ penalty soon turned to joy as Will Finlay pounced to score the opener. However Staffs first half dominance didn’t see them add to their slender lead and at the interval the score was still just 1-0

All the talk in the dressing room at half time was about getting the all important second goal as early as possible in the second half so the Staffs Management and Parents were naturally delighted when Will Finlay scored his second goal of the night after just 30 seconds of the second period. But Warwickshire proved stubborn opponents and a couple of injuries disrupted the Staffs team’s momentum. The home side made it 2-1 via a deflected shot and pushed for an equaliser. However the Staffs boys knew how important the win was and again increased their lead through Captain Sol Ashworth. Back came Warwickshire and the home side made it 3-2 with an excellent headed goal from a corner. The final ten minutes was end to end stuff, full of incident including Staffs being denied another clear penalty, but the team hung on for the three points.

Credit to both teams for an excellent game of football in difficult conditions. The win keeps Staffs top of the County table. Thanks also to all parents who travelled to watch and the presence of injured midfielder Todd Alcock sitting in the Away dugout cheering his teammates on shows the togetherness and spirit of this talented squad.

Jan 24, 2019

The Under 14 Girls entertain Shropshire SFA on Monday night at Stafford Town FC with a 7-00pm KO. Admission to the game is £3 adults and £2 concessions. Players should report to manager Dan Hallam as near to six as possible and usual dress code applies.

He has named the following squad for the game;

Emily Turner
Georgia Dawson
Phoebe Hill
Millie Curnyn
Ruby Evans
Phoebe Nicholls
Freya Green
Erin Wellington
Tilley Bridgett
Evie Quinn
Megan Lockett
Daisy Wynn
Lucy Knowles
Holly Edwards
Holly Thompson
Polly Barrow

Jan 24, 2019

The U14 boys travel to Leamington Town FC on Monday 28th of January to meet Warwickshire SFA in an MCF league game.They will be full of confidence after their demolition of Worcestershire last week and are keeping pace with league leaders West Midlands.

The game has a 7-45 KO and players should meet the manager as near to 6-30 as possible and usual dress code applies. Manager Neil Davies has named the following squad;

1 George Lenton   Amington

2 Mason Pickering   Endon High

3 Dako Vujcic   Endon High

4 Sol Ashworth   Endon High

5 Tommy Simkin   Cardinal Griffin

6 Lewis Hassall   Alleynes Academy

7 Rafferty Winnall   Kingsmead

8 Todd Alcock   EDA

9 Will Finlay   EDA

10 Alfie Clarke   Friary

11 Matt Cutler   Stafford Grammar

12 Archie England   EDA

14 Euan Wade   Walton High

15 Josh Onions   Sir Thomas Boughey

16 Kyle Corns   Codsall High

17 (GK) George Taylor  St Thomas More


Jan 22, 2019

Manager Neil Davies sends the following brief match report;

 

Staffs Under 14 Boys produced a stunning performance against a decent Worcs team on a very cold night at Nunnery Wood Sports Centre.

Straight from the first whistle the Staffs boys pressed high up the pitch with an intensity that gave the opposition no time on the ball. It was surprising that despite their dominance and near misses it took 15 minutes to break the deadlock. Centre back Tommy Simkin acrobatically scoring with an overhead kick after Sol Ashworth’s long throw. Will Finlay then closed down the home keeper whose attempted clearance went in off Will. A jinking run and cross from Man of the Match Rafferty Winnall found Will again who superbly headed in Staffs third goal just before the interval.

Josh Onions got himself on the scoresheet early in the second half racing onto a pass by Euan Wade before smashing home. The final goal of the night was created by Captain Sol Ashworth with a typical driving run and pass to his midfield partner Todd Alcock who drilled his shot low past the Worcs keeper.

This was truly a great team effort by the Staffs boys who now move on to next week’s game away to Warwickshire full of confidence having scored 18 goals in their 4 MCS fixtures.

Jan 16, 2019

The Under 18 Boys

1 Joe Trevor Newcastle College

2 Jack Taylor JCB

3 Carter Lycett SCL

4 Connor Taylor Stoke VI College

5 Alex Minshull Newcastle College

6 Jack Finney Stoke VI College

7 Oliver Putnam Newcastle College

8 Ethan Cartwright Newcastle College

9 Declan Arber Codsall

10 Lewis Salmon Newcastle College

11 Christian Blanchette Codsall

12 Tom Harley Codsall

14 Max Cuthbert Alleyne’s Academy

15 Sam Jarvis Walton HS

16 Kyle Ashman SCL

17 Owen Turner SCL

19 Jacob Holding Newcastle College

travel to Boldmere St Michaels FC on Tuesday 22nd of January to meet West Midlands SFA in an MCF fixture,  The game kicks off at 7-30 and players should meet as near to 6-15 as possible. Usual dress code applies.

Boldmere St. Michael's Football Club

 

Jan 11, 2019

Congratulations to the four Staffordshire boys selected to represent England after performing so well at the weekend in the trial match against the RAF. Connor Taylor from Stoke VI college, Carter Lycett from Hednesford, Declan Arber from Codsall and Ethan Cartwright from our main sponsors Newcastle College.

All four boys should be involved in the match against Australia at Stafford Town FC on Saturday 26th of January so come along and support the boys as an entertaining match is assured.

Congratulations must also go to our U15 team manager Baiey Evans and his wife Katherine on the birth of Toby James , a btother for Harry. We at SSFA wish them all well.

Jan 4, 2019

The Under 14 boys travelled to play West Midlands in an MCF fixture on Tuesday and lost what was a superb game of football by 4-1. The Staffordshire boys more than matched their counterrparts for football but could not match their opponents physicality.Two very good footballing sides produced a very entertaining game and although Staffordshire led through a Sol Ashworth goal two quick goals from West Midlands just before the break gave them an advantage that they did not relinquish. An excellent performance from what is proving to be an extremely talented group.

The U18 boys were due to play Worcestershire on Monday 7th at Stafford Town but the opposition pulled out of the game as they could not raise a side even though they have a squad of 23. They did the same thing to West Midlands and it is so disappointing for the boys to miss out on a game and the financial hit Staffordshire take canot be recouped.

On Saturday four Staffordshire boys will be playing for England against the RAF prior to meeting Austaralia on Saturday the 26th of January. Carter Lycett, Conor Taylor, Declan Arber and Ethan Cartwrifgt go with the best wishes of the Association

England U18 Schoolboys will play Australia at Stafford Town FC on Saturday the 26th of January KO 2-00pm. This is a full International and SSFA are grateful to Stafford Town FC and their continued support of schools football. It should be an entertaining game and with lots of local interest a good crowd is expected. Admission will be £5 adults and £3 concessions.

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Dec 7, 2018

Staffordshire School's FA are delighted that four of their Under 18 squad have been selected in the ESFA Under 18 initial squad for forthcoming friendlies against The RAF and Australia.. A squad of twenty will be reduced to eighteen for the Centenary Shield competitions against the home nations and the Republic of Ireland.

Declan Arber from Codsall CC ,previously of King Edward VI Stafford, Ethan Cartwright from Newcastle College, previously Wolstanton HS, Conor Taylor from Stoke on Trent VI College, previously St Peters and Carter Lycett frm Hednesford, previously of Kingsmead are deserving of our congratulations.

The England v Australia game is taking place at Stafford Town FC so hopefully they will be the recipients of massive support from their peers.

Oct 25, 2018

 

After a good start by both teams, it was Shropshire that took the early lead. However, this did not dampen the spirit of the girls and soon found themselves level courtesy of a strike by Freya Green. Both teams had spells in the first half and it was Shropshire again that went in front. A counter attack by Shropshire, defended well by Staffordshire but the ball falling kindly to a Shropshire player on the edge of the box who calmly scored. The Staffs girls responded well, playing some excellent football but struggled to break down a stubborn Shropshire defence. The deserved equaliser came just before half time when Evie Quinn struck the ball home following a corner.

Second half was one of few chances by either team. Staffordshire calmly passed the ball around, trying to break Shropshire down, attacking the full backs and putting their defence under pressure but the clear cut shot was lacking. Full time was approaching and it looked like both teams were coming away with a draw when a shot on the edge of the area by Shropshire took a huge deflection of a Staffordshire player and found its way in the back of the net.  A cruel way to lose any game, especially when the girls deserved something from the game.

Match report fom manager Dan Hallam

The girls are next in action against West Midlands Schools in the ESFA trophy on Tuesday 30th of October at Boldmere St Michaels KO 3-30pm

Aug 11, 2015

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